Africa / Animal Health / Disease Control

MSU veterinary medicine research in Africa saves lives, offers hope

The Michigan State University (MSU) College of Veterinary Medicine (MSU CVM) is conducting more research in Africa than ever before. And seldom have the potential benefits of our research been so promising. The Summer 2010 issue of the College’s ‘Perspectives’ Magazine highlights some of this research: Dr. John Kaneene, for instance, is steeped in several … Continue reading

Climate Change / Crop-Livestock / East Africa / ILRI / Kenya / Tanzania / Uganda

Africa: Finding the food crops of the future

Temperatures seem set to soar to perilously high levels because of climate change. In another 40 years, would maize still be the staple food in Kenya, already hit by five failed rainy seasons? If not, what could people grow and eat? And if you could grow maize, how much water and fertilizer would it need? … Continue reading